Business Briefs

Business Updates — August 2017

NEW BUSINESSES Float Euphoria has opened at 3221 W. Kennewick Ave. in Kennewick. The business offers floatation therapy, professional massages and sensory REST (restricted environmental simulation therapy). Hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week. Contact: 509-940-1888, floateuphoria.com, Facebook.  Water from Wine Winery and Tasting Room has opened at 220407 Sandpiper Drive in […]

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Business Briefs

Business Briefs — July 2017

Washington is America’s top state for business in 2017 Washington state jumped into the top spot in the annual CNBC Top States for Business rankings. Work force, infrastructure, business costs, economy, quality of life, technology and innovation, education, business friendliness, access to capital and cost of living are scored by CNBC to come up with […]

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Networking

Networking — July 2017

WSU wine team honored at world conference A team from Washington State University Tri-Cities, consisting of wine science postdoctoral researcher Caroline Merrell, associate professor of enology Jim Harbertson, and assistant professor of wine science Tom Collins took home top honors at the Worldwide Distilled Spirits Conference in Glasgow, Scotland. The team was recognized for its research […]

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Business Updates — July 2017

NEW BUSINESSES 7 Salon.Spa.Sip. has opened at 4018 W. Clearwater Ave., Suite D in Kennewick. The salon offers haircuts and colors, lash services, microblading and more. Hours by appointment. Contact: 425-281-2717 or 509-521-2001, 7salonspasip.com, Facebook. BlackWool has opened at 5215 W. Clearwater Ave., Suite 106 in Kennewick. The store sells men’s and women’s lifestyle fashion. […]

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Business Briefs

Business Briefs — June 2017

Lamb Weston building $3.4 million warehouse in Pasco Lamb Weston broke ground recently on a $3.4 million storage warehouse in Pasco as it nears completion of a new $200 million French fry expansion in Richland. The new 49,500-square-foot building will be located at 5410 N. Commercial Ave. in Pasco near the King City truck stop. […]

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Networking

Networking — June 2017

SCORE volunteer helps launch 140 businesses  SCORE volunteer P. Simon Mahler helped launch 140 businesses that employed more than 1,700 people in 2016, according to an annual report published by PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mahler created a 30-day virtual incubator program for those looking to launch a business. SCORE has helped more than 10 million aspiring entrepreneurs since 1964 […]

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Business Updates — June 2017

NEW BUSINESSES Swadee Thai has opened at 5109 Road 68, Suite B in Pasco. The restaurant serves authentic, homemade Thai cuisine. Hours: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 to 9 p.m. Monday through Sunday. Contact: 509-412-1201. The Flavorful Dish has opened at 505 N. Fourth Ave., Suite 101 in Pasco. The restaurant serves soups, […]

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Business Briefs

Business Briefs — May 2017

Collapsed tunnel at Hanford prompts emergency The emergency declared May 9 at the Hanford nuclear reservation north of Richland sent shock waves through the Tri-City community and grabbed global news headlines. The cave-in of a 20-foot section of a tunnel hundreds of feet long that’s used to store radioactively contaminated materials didn’t injure any workers […]

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Networking

Networking — May 2017

Kadlec Foundation announces new leadership With the retirement of Glenn Welch, executive director of Kadlec Foundation, Chris Garratt will oversee both Kadlec Foundation and the Providence St. Mary Foundation in Walla Walla in a newly created role as chief development officer. Autumn Clark, who has been with Kadlec Foundation since 2015, has been promoted to development […]

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Business Updates — May 2017

NEW BUSINESSES Advance Auto Parts has opened at 105 N. Ely St. in Kennewick. The business sells car parts for most vehicles, repairs and maintenance projects. Hours: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. Contact: 509-396-2582, advanceautoparts.com. CJ Business Consulting has opened in Pasco. The business provides […]

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